Kingdom Eighties Review (Steam)

For our Kingdom Eighties Review, we play a standalone expansion to the award-winning Kingdom series. A single-player epic adventure of micro-strategy and base building. Defend your town against the mysterious Greed, and discover the secrets of your family lineage!

Kingdom Eighties Review Pros:

  • Beautiful pixel art graphics.
  • Download size.
  • Steam achievements.
  • Full controller support.
  • 3 save slots.
  • Graphics settings – fullscreen and zoom amount.
  • Five difficulties – Peaceful, easy, normal, hard, and cursed.
  • 2D adventure gameplay.
  • Save and quit option.
  • Heavily influenced by Stranger Things.
  • Cartoon cutscenes are displayed in a VHS filter style.
  •  On-screen button prompts.
  • Such a beautiful-looking game especially the water reflections.
  • Tower defense gameplay.
  • Assign roles and positions to your team.
  • Has a cool look and feel.

Kingdom Eighties Review Cons:

  • Peaceful mode disables achievements.
  • Cannot rebind controls.
  • Minimal graphics settings.
  • No real tutorial leaving you to work it all out.
  • Can be hard to see what is in your playground and what are animated backdrops.
  • Short game taking a handful of hours.
  • Not as accessible as the previous games in the genre.

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Kingdom Eighties:

Official website.

Developer: Fury Studios

Publisher: Raw Fury

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  • 8/10
    Graphics - 8/10
  • 7/10
    Sound - 7/10
  • 6/10
    Accessibility - 6/10
  • 7/10
    Length - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Fun Factor - 7/10

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!